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derekwarner

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Re: Name that Ship - 2012
« Reply #425 on: December 25, 2012, 10:52:11 AM »

Thankyou......when I was at HMA Garden Island....the Senior Weapons Foreman....Bob Graham....my direct supervisor.....related to me the story about the loss of HMAS Sydney in 1941 in which his elder brother was a CPOEWS crew member.............[Chief Petty Officer Electronic Weapons Systems]............
 
Would you care to post an image?...........Derek
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Re: Name that Ship - 2012
« Reply #426 on: December 25, 2012, 05:19:42 PM »

I will at that later this UK evening when I get a few minutes to myself after the family have vacated to their own homes.
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Name the ship
« Reply #427 on: December 25, 2012, 05:39:28 PM »

Here you go
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Re: Name the ship
« Reply #428 on: December 25, 2012, 07:05:11 PM »

An RN Q ship, HMS Barralong....
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Re: Name the ship
« Reply #429 on: December 25, 2012, 07:06:02 PM »

Right first time.
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Re: Name the ship
« Reply #430 on: December 25, 2012, 07:11:13 PM »

I must confess that I had a head start, I have a book called Smoke and Mirrors, telling of the exploits of Q ships in WW1.
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Re: Name that Ship - 2012
« Reply #431 on: December 26, 2012, 06:09:27 AM »

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